The below was written by:Assistant Executive Director Daniel Odrezin

During the summer of 2011, I was working at The Birmingham Jewish Federation as a part time staff member in between my second and third years in law school.

I had spent the previous summer working as an intern, had fallen in love with fundraising, Israel advocacy, and other facets of BJF work, and had just returned from a semester abroad studying at Tel Aviv University's law school.

As Executive Director Richard Friedman and I discussed my future at The BJF, he told me that he wanted me to play a leading role in the Federation's annual campaign, starting in 2013. I was excited about this opportunity, but at the time, the 2013 campaign seemed like it was ages away. Now, a year and a half later, the campaign that I once thought would never come is here, and I am thrilled to be playing a key role.

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Annual Campaign

Mission Statement

The Birmingham Jewish Federation is our Jewish Community's central fundraising, community relations and community development agency. We are dedicated to enriching Jewish life, supporting Israel, helping all people in need, and building a better Birmingham.

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Southern Jewish Historical Conference

This is the 38th Annual Southern Jewish Historical Conference. If you would like to learn more about this you can contact Samantha Dubrinsky at
If you would like to register go to JCRC above link.
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Take a look at upcoming events throughout the Jewish community. The Community Calender is the best way to stay up-to-date and active everyday of the week in the Jewish community.

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